A review of ranking systems for universities

“… Will anyone constructing any new ranking system pay attention to basic measurement theory (you know – the boring stuff like reliability, validity and all the other tedious stuff that tells you that a ranking relates in some way to the construct it purports to measure – the ‘quality’ of a university, however that is defined). Otherwise we are going to run the usual error of mistaking numbers for data …” (more)

[Shane O’Mara, Irishscience, 18 February]

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